West Seattle High School



West Seattle High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Seattle High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 237
10 253
11 243
12 260

West Seattle High School is a public high school of the Seattle Public Schools located in Seattle, WA. It has 993 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Seattle High School is the 147th largest public high school in Washington and the 6,012th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.1 to 1.

Total Students: 993
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.3

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West Seattle High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 512
(52%)
7,108
(49%)
 Male 481
(48%)
7,334
(51%)

West Seattle High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 519
(52%)
6,201
(43%)
 Hispanic 127
(13%)
1,795
(12%)
 Asian 126
(13%)
2,721
(19%)
 Black 115
(12%)
2,566
(18%)
 Two or More 84
(8%)
910
(6%)
 American Indian 15
(2%)
158
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
91
(1%)

West Seattle High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 702
(71%)
9,130
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 229
(23%)
4,238
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(6%)
1,074
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Seattle High School is ranked 181st out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Seattle High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.3%) is lower than the state average of 41.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Seattle High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1298
2006 1361
2007 1240
2008 1196
2009 1137
2010 1018
2011 995
2012 974
2013 978
2014 1014
2015 993

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 20.7
2007 20.2
2008 19.1
2009 20.2
2010 20
2011 19.5
2012 20.3
2013 N/A
2014 19.9
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29352850539291
2006 0.33284349742836
2007 0.33790322580645
2008 0.36120401337793
2009 0.46437994722955
2010 0.45972495088409
2011 0.44422110552764
2012 0.40862422997947
2013 0.41513292433538
2014 0.3629191321499
2015 0.29305135951662

Compare West Seattle High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.3%
 
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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